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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the returns from last night's local elections -- the new look to some city councils and how referendums and levies did near you. the latest effort to slow down iowa's move to privatized medicaid. it's time to celebrate in kansas city -- the sights and sounds from the royals welcome home. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry.
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barry. let's get a eck of our cbs 2 weather
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we're a year away from the presidential election in 2016 -- but many voters still turned out to decide local elections last night. in o o of the biggest items on the ballot in cedar rapids -- voters *rejected a proposal to help fund public libraries. libraries.supporters were
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shortfdll through a property tax levy before it was defeated. defeated.supporters were at parlor city last night -- hoping for a victory celebration.it was obvious pretty quick that there weren't enough yes votes for the simple majority they needed. "i think it's obvious this town still has a long way to go. i think that the community really rallied behind it leading up to this night. so i think for a lot this night. so i think for a lot ofofs it's a real big surprise. i think it just shows there's still a lot of work to do in this town. i think i want people to know it's not going to slow us down. we know the right thing to do and we'll continin to work towards that." supporters say without the levy the library might need to cut hours and services at the main and ladd libraries -- but theye ill looking for other ways to stop that from happening. there were also some city council spots up in cedar rapids.in district four -- incumbent councilman scott olson faced a challenge by
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kuzela.olson won with 54- percent of the vote. vote.for the city's two at-large spots, incumbents ann poe and susie weinacht were challenged by three contenders.both kept their seats -- weinacht by about 6- hundred votes. in marion, marion,mayor snooks bouska announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election.so three people were looking to take his place -- including two current members of the city council councilnick abouassaly from the council won with 46- percent of the vote. there were also a pair of council races in marion. incumbent kim etzel edged out ward one. one.e.in ward three -- current council member cody crawford did not seek re election.will brandt narrowly won that seat by just *35 votes over kay lammers. city...incumbent r rk dobyns lost his council seat in ward a to pauline taylor by 10 percent of the vote. vote.in ward c -- john thomas fendedff scott mcdonougby a few hundred votes. votes.in the at-large race --
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two incumbents wewe hoping to hang onto their seats -- but only jim throgmorton did. newcomer rockne cole took the other at-large seat. in black hawk county... county...waterloo voters were trying to elect a new mayor . five candidates were s sking to become the city's 40th mayor but we don't know who won quite yet.quentin hart got the most votes -- but not enough to prevent a runoff vote against tim hurley -- who was waterloo's mayor for three terms from 2004 to 2009.the winner will be figured out in a december first runoff.they will succeed mayor buck clark -- who is stepping down after six years. in cedar falls,long-time mayor jon crews is seeking a *16th term.he was challenged by cedar falls school board member jim brown and david halterman.mayor crews did *not* get the most votes but that race is als heheing to a runoff. in dubuque dubuquea pair of city council incumbents are defeated.karla braig in ward 2 was unseated by luis del toro with 73- percent of#the vote. vote.in ward four -- jake rios
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-- beating incumbent lynn sutton. we have the results of more than 170 races all across eastern iowa.you can find them on our website-- just head to cbs-2-iowa-d-d-com. in other elections around the country -- voters in ohio turned down a measure that would have... have...legalized marijuana both for medinal and recreational use.64-percent of voters turned down the measure -- whwhh would've allowed anyone over the age of 21 to possess up to an ounce of marijuana.it would've also opened up ten marijuana growing facilities -- controlled by private ininstors.that was a sticking point for somemeopponents of the legislation. "issue 3 was designed and built primarily to garner massive and exclusive profits for a small group of self- selected althy investors. issue 3 was about greed, not good public policy." policy."supporters say this was only the beginning -- and they plan to continue the push to make marijuana legal.this was the only state-wide measure on marijuana, in the
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in kentucky -- republican matt bevin will be the new governor of the bluegrass state.last year -- he tried to unseat current senate majority leader mitch mcmcnnell.bevin is only the second republican kentucky governor in *four decades. in houston -- voters have turned down the houston equal rights ordinance.it was designed to protect lesbian -- gay and transgender people..the w was passed by the city last year -- but tuesday's vote repealed it. in just a few months -- medicaid in iowa will be transitioning to private management.some state lawmakers were looking to delay that process. process.democrats on the health policy oversight committee tried to pass a motion asking governor terry branstad to hold off on implementing hs plan to privatize medicaid.republicans on the committee opposed d e motion -- and blblked it.the governor's plan has drawn scrutiny over the projected cost savings, and also how it would impact the 560-thousand iowans who use the health care system.the transition will begin on january first. the latest details on the
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therussian plane that unexpectedly went down while traveling over egypt.officials still are not releasing an official cause -- because they're still investigating.a russian news agency is reporting the black box captured an unusual sound -- just before the plane disappeared from radar. aviation experts say it looks like a mechanical ise until proven otherwise. "we have a history of fatigue cracks that were discovered after maintenance repairs had been done. //// we've had planes where the skin has disintegrated flying over oceanic routes." routes."investigators are now looking into who was on the plane -- to see if someone tamperededith the plane or may have planted a bomb. students witnessed a small plane make an emergency landing right in front of their arkansas high school yesterday. yesterday."we were sitting on the balcony at figi and we heard a loud clap p sounded like something just fell. we realized it was like an engine burst and when we looked up there was a plane that was just free falling for a second then popped a parachute." former walmart c-e-o bill simon was flying the single engine plane and was forced to
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land it on the highway after the oil system failed.simon -- two other men on board and a woman whose truck was hit by the falling plane were all tan to the spital but their injuries were allllinor. in kansas city -- thousands of fans turned out to show their support for their world champion kansas city royals.it comes just two days ter they beat the new york mets four games to one in the world series.the huge turnout caused huge traffic jams in kansas city -- with some fans ditching their cars to make it to the event. it's coming up next...the negative effects of beieing too plugged in -- and the people doing
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it.in your cbs 2 weather first the son of a polish immigrant who grew up in a brooklyn tenement. he went to public schools, then college, where the work of his life began -- fighting injustice and inequality, speaking truth to por. he moved to vermont, won election and prarae as one of amemeca's best mayors. in congress, h hstood up for working families and for principle, opposing the iraq war, supporting veterans. now he's taking on wall street and a corrupt political system funded by over a million contributions,
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fighting for living wages, equal pay, and tuition-free publicolleges. people are sick and tired of establishment politics, and they want real change! [ cheers and applause ] bernie sanders -- husband, fatherl grandfather, an honest leader building a movement with you to give us a future to believe in.
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an austrialian teen blooger, who got paid to post content to social media
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enough.reporter jeff nguyen shows us why she's not alone. alone. --nat-- --track-- erica solis works at chiropractor's office in marina del rey.her life recently underwent an adjustment.--sot-- 3:10a social media cleanse. --track-- you see - this 20 something used have about half a dozen social media accounts but she pared down to just 2. --sot-- 3:25 erica solis/social media user becausi realized i was spending too much time on them. --sot-- 10:20:37i i don't agree with social media as it currently is. --track-- despite geography - 18 year old essena o'neill "shares" the same view on social media. she often got paid for product placement in her posts because the australian blogger had half a million followers on instagram - on top of 200- thousand followers on youtube and and 60-thousand more on snapchat.she recently ditched those accounts.--sot-- 10:22:30 essena o'neill/l/ogger my point is, getting here wherever i am, this like half a million mark, or whatever, it does nothing. nothing! --standup-- psychologists say
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development is our ability to pick up on cial cues - like eye e contact and body language. that is quickly goes away -- when you limit yourself to what's inside the scene of an electronic device.--sot-- 27:20 karen north, ph.d./usc prof of social media the extent that people are buried in their devices, we're now raising a generation of people or training adults and kids not to look for social cues and not to respond in the moment to what's going on around them.--track-- o'neill says she used to be obsessed with how many views and likes she got on social media.so was solis:--sot-- 12:17at the end of the day, it doesn't matter how many followers you have, it doesn't matter how many likes you have, it many likes you have, it doesn't matter how many people re-tweet your status, what matters are the people in your daily life.
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it's now on this morning. morning.coming up next...the man who defied mother nature and survived in one ofofhe
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welcome back - amazing story of survival is now sharing his experience. michael holmes tells us how he survived for six days -- lost in the australian outback.
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to much of the world - reg foggerdy is now the "ant man". the 62 year old grandfather survived for 6 days in australia's outbacka&on nothing but - you guessed it - antsa& a trick he learned from watching survival expert bear grylls on television.(reg foggerdy, outback survivor) "there was a big hole there and i got the stick and gave it the em and all these ants came up and i ate quite a lot that day."fofoerdey was hunting wild camels with his brother last month. he shot one but it ran off and he got lost chasing after it.he spent the next 6 days with the cal's body.(reg foggerdy, outback survivor) ) didn't have a knife and i didnt have matches for a fire. so i couldnt go over and cut a steak off the animal. i had no way to cook it and not way way to cook it and not way to cut it."a massive air and land search was launched for fogerdey... his family fearing the worst.(ray foggerdy, brother) "that time he was out there... those were the hardest days of my life."near
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the end, foggerdy himself had given up hope.(reg foggerdy, outback survivor) "i sat underneath the trees for a few days before my body started really breaking down. i was thinking of my family and you know, they would see me lylyg there (tears). i was at peace with myself just to lay there and pass away."lay there and pass away."but an aboriginal tracker -- not part of the search -- spotted a fofoprint in the sand and alerted authorities.alerted the sand and footprint in spotted a search -- part of the tracker -- not aboriginal tracker -- not part of the search -- spotted a footprint in the sand and alerted authorities. the footprint, and the antmtm's quick thinking, likely saved his life -- t he chalks it up to something else:(reg foggerdy, outback survivor) "i wouldn't say i was tough. i would say that i am lucky." reg did have to spend several days in hospitalal. but has made a full recovery. it's coming up next...the latest presidential candidate to release a book -- and start pushing it on the campaign trail. trail.in n ur cbs 2 weather
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have... it's coming up next... next...the new place you'll be able to catch john stewart months after leaving the daily
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right now on jeb bush was a very strong governor, probably the strongest governor in the history the state of florida. he was a young guy and i think there were some folks in the legislature that thought they might be able to run over him. that didn't happen. one tax cut wasn't enough- he had to do more. it wasn't enough to have 15,000 kids with school choice in florida,
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he wanted to have 100,000 kids. if he didn't like a project, it was going to be vetoed. it didn't matter if you were a republican. it didn't matter if you were his best friend. he said: 'this is where we're going, this is how we're going to reform state government...' every politician comes in talking about making change, and generally there's not much change. but governor bush made a lot of changes. he g the nickname ve corleone. if he saw something in the budget that he thought violated his conservative principles, you could guarantee it was gonna get whacked. he vetoed a bunch of my stuff and i was the senate president. the message to washington, d.c., is 'get ready...' because there will be change.
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cbs 2 this morning...thth latete from the gruesome trial of a man who stabbed a woman to death in a corridor parking lot. the teenage victim who was hit by his bus driver talks about the moments caught on cell phone camera. the new ranking for iowa in the college football polls that has some fans jumping for joy. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry. barry.
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the trial for a man accused of committing rder in broad daylight continues today.on tuesday -- the trial for nicholas luerkens began with opening statements and then moved on to testimony from witnesses. witnesses.luerkens is facing a first degree m mder charge for the stabbing death of lindsey donald. donald.she was killed in the hy-vee parking lot in marion back in april. april.jurors tuesday watched ten minutes of surveillance video, showing luerkens circling the parking lot before the attack..hy-vee employees and police officers responding to the scene described what they saw that day. "she wasn't moving at all. i noticed that she appeared to have a cut to her neck, a very severe laceration, she wasn't breathing, she wasn't moving." moving."officer nick martens described how hy-vee employees pinned luerkens to the ground.. they sayaye was screaming and had blood on his shorts and they later found out he stabbed himself as well.if
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convicted -- he'll face a life sentence with no chance of parole.the trial continues this morning -- be sure to tune in to our evening newscasts for coverage of what happens in court today. the victim of a bus assault in johnston, is now speaking out.a warning -- the video you're about to see can be hard to wawah. watch.61-year-old robert scarbrough is charged with assault after causing injury and child endangerment. authorities say he hit 15- year-old christian saurez -- a student with special needs -- when the teen didn't follow hihiinstructions.the incident happened in front of several students and was caught on camera. i was mad, angry, scared. scared. "it is never okay to put your hands on a child when you're angry." angry."scarbrough&is right now on paid administratiti leave. police say the student said an inflammatory comment to the driver.christian's family says they plan to drive him to and
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from school when he returns to class. a preliminary hearing has been rescheduled, rescheduled,for the man charged in a bus crash near manchester.the hearing for monte klink is now scheduled for november 18th -- instead of today. today.klink was arrested last week after police determined he was inxoxicated during the crash october first.he's accuseseof running a yield sign before slamming into the bus full of kids -- causing it to roll over.33 people had to be treated for minor injuries as a sult. one person is recovering this morning after being shot by a waterloo police officer. officer.the iowa division of criminal investigation says it all started at about three on tuesday afternoon when police tried to pull over a van near the intersection of fourth and wellington streets. streets.the van sped off and the chase ended when the driver pulled into a driveway on south hackett road.police say 24-year-old brandon seeley got out of the vehicle and ran into a garage where he was shot.the iowa d-c-i is now investigiging the case. a police officer in arkansas has been fired after he
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admitted to making up a story that he was shot during a traffic stop. stop.10 days ago -- former sergeant david houser reported bebeg shot on the job.after an investigation -- it was determined he staged the whole scene -- even firing a shot that grazed his bullet-proof vest.the original report sparked a manhunt looking for a potential suspect.houser turned himself in tuesday morning. new this morning -- authorities plan to announce later today todaythat a northern illinois police offer whose shooting death led to a massive manhunt back in september actually killed himself. himself.fox lake officer charles gliniewicz radioed in on september first that he was chasing three suspicious men on foot.backup officers later his squad car. a fresno state football player was arrested for allegedly threatening to open fire on campus campuspolice say t threat was posted on a social media site and included a photo of a library on campususaying a gun would be used -- and he would be attacking "hot blondes".
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charged with making a criminal threat. ""to the fullest extent of the law we'd like to see something done with this. this isn't a game. this isn't something people just do." do."no word on whether pryor had the means to actually carry out the threat.students were alerted through a new email and text ert system and no classes were canceled. oklahoma state university and the city of stillwater remembered the homecoming parade crash v)ctims and survivors last night.the service was meant to thank first responders and others who helped victims.four people died in the crash on october 24th when police say 25-year-old adacia chamaers drove her car into a crowd of people.more than 40 people were injured.chambers is still in jail on a one-million- dollar bond. this morning a georgia inmate is bacin custody after he slipped out of his leg & shackles during a jail transfer. transfer.more than one-hundred law enforcement officers searched most of yesterday for jim lowery.police say once he
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patrol car and disappeared into the woods.he's waiting for his trial in the death of a county sheriff who died during a car chase.the suspect was found shortly after 10 last night -- and was taken into custody without incident. the first college football playoff rankings are out -- and iowa is in the top ten.n. ten.the selection committee placed the undefeated hawkeyes at number nine last night.the committee's top four teams make the playoff.right now -- clemson would play alabama -- and l-s-u would play defending national champion ohio state. the c-f-p rankings will be updated every week until the final field is announced december sixth.the hawkeyes travel to indiana this weekend to play the hoosiers. jon stewart's next act will be on h-b-o. h-b-o.the former "daily show" host struck a four-year deal with the cable giant.h-b-o says the deal includes short-form digital content that will be featured on the network's onli platforms. h-b-o will also get first crack k any movies and t-v projects stewart develops.a network spokeswoman says stewart's contributions will start appearing online early
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next year. it's coming up, an incident from coming up, an incident from monday night football, that has the n-f-l rethinking their security protocals. in your cbs 2 weather first
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here's's look at s se of eastern iowa's top stories -- on thisismorning... a cedar rapids group is preparing for elections an ocean away.wake up for your rights is focused on election engagement in the west african country of beben.former nigerian man started the group after wanting to give others a voice.right now -- he's training people in the country by exposing them to the election process.volunteers
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have already monitored previous elections by observing campaigns and reporting on any problems. there's now a new option for phyical therapy in the corridor.windmill manor has broken ground on its new bounce back therapy room on liberty drive in coralville. officials sasathe center r will have state-of-the-art equipment that will enhance safety and efficiency.the new center is expected to open in march. local food@pantries need your helping stocking food for veterans.the red frog restaurant in ththczech village is collecting food for its fourth year in a row.this year -- they have the entire village involved.you cabring canned or frozen foods to donate until november 23rd. safetytys getting more attention in the n-f-l but it has nothing to do with play on the field. field.during monday night's game between the colts and panthers -- twoprotesters started to rappel out of the stands. stands.they were protesting bank of america -- the company that bought the naming rights to the stadium.but they're raising more questions about how they were able to walk in
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with rappelling gear.one of the protestors sss she brought it in to the stadium in a clear plastic bag and even got searched -- and even got searched -- just like everyoneelse.as a point of reference -- it was raining outside that night -- and fans weren't even allowed to bring in umbrellas. good morning, it's on this morning, we'll have another look at some of today's top stories, right after this. rridor.call us with your story tips at 1-800-222-kganor email us at news at
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dad: hey, culligan man. culligan man: hey! dad: this is great! culligan man: i know. anncr: leave it to the experts. with a culligan whole-house water softening system, you get better water, and service you can actually - it's now we're taking a look at your_______ your_______ in one of the biggest items on the ballot in cedar rapids last night -- voters *rejected a proposal to help fund public libraries. libraries.supporters were hoping fill a budget shortfall through a property tax levy before it was defeated. defeated.supporters were at parlor city last night -- hoping for a victory celebration.it was obvious pretty quick that there weren't enough yes votes for the simple majority they needed. "i think it's obvious this town still has a long way to go. i think that the community really rallied behind it leading up to this night. so i think for a lot of us it's a real big
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surprise. i think it just shows there's still a lot of work to do in this town. i think i want peop to know it's not going to slow us down. we know the right thing to do and we'll continue to work towards that." supporters say without the levy the library might need to cut hours and services at the main and ladd libraries -- but they're still looking for other ways to stop that from happening. there were also some city council spots up in cedar rapids.in district four -- incumbent councilman scott olson faced a challenge by frequent council critic lisa kuzela.olson won with 54- percent of the vote. vote.for the city's two at-large spots, incumbents ann poe and susie weinacht were challenged by three contenders.both kept their seats -- weinacht by about 6- hundred votes. in marion, marion,mayor snooks bouska announced earlier this year he would not seek re-election.so three people were looking to take his place -- including two current members of the city council councilnick ababassaly from the council won with 46-
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there were also a pair of council races in marion. incumbent kim etzel edged out challenger dwight hogan in ward one. one.in ward three -- current council member cody crawford did not seek re election.will brandt narrowly won that seat lammers. in iowa city... city...incumbent rick dobyns lost his council seat in ward a to paulinenetaylor by 10 percent of the vote. vote.in ward c -- john thomas fended off scott mcdonough by a few hundred votes. votes.in the at-large race -- two incumbents were hoping to hang onto their seats --but only jim throgmorton did. newcomer rockne cole took the other at-large seat. we have the results of more than 170 races all across eastern iowa.you can find them on our website-- just head to cbs-2-iowa-dot-com. in other elections around the country -- voters in ohio turned d dn a measure that would have... have...legalized marijuana both for medicinal and recreational use.64-percent of voters turned down the measure -- which would've allowed anyone over r the age of 21 to possess up to an ounce of
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marijuana.it would've also opened up ten marijuana growing facilities -- controlled by private investors.that was a sticking point for some opponents of the legislation. "issue 3 3as designed and built primarily to garner massive and exclusive profits for a small group of self- selected wealthy investors.` issue 3 was about greed, not good public policy." policy."supporters say this was only the beginning -- and they plan to continue the push to make marijuana legal.this was the only state-wide measure on marijuana, in the country this year. in k ktucky -- republican matt bevin will be the new governor of the bluegrass state.last year -- he tried to unseat current senate majority leader mitch mcconnell.bevin is only the second republican kentucky governor in *four decades. houston -- voters have turned down the houston equal rights ordinance.it was designed to protect lesbian -- gay and transgender people.the law was passed by the city last year -- but tuesday's vote repealed it. just a few months -- medicaid in iowa will be
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transitioning to private management.some state lawmakers were looking to delay that process. process.democrats on the health policy oversight committee tried to pass a tion asking governor terry branstad to hold off on implementing his plan to privatize medicaid.republicans on the committee opposed the motion -- and blocked it.the governor's plan has drawn scrutiny over the projojted cost savings, and also how it would impact the 560-thousand iowans who use the health care system.the transition will begion january first. the latest details on the therussian plane that unexpectedly wentntown while traveling over egypt.officials still are not releasing an official cause -- because they're still investigating.a russian ne agency is reporting the black box captured an unusual sound -- just befororthe plane disappeared from radar. aviation experts say it looks like a mechanical issue until proven otherwise. investigators are now looking into who was on the plane -- to see if someone tampered with the plane or may have planted a bomb.
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students witnessed a small plane make an emergency landing right in front of their arkansas high school yesterday. yesterday."we were sitting on the balcony at figi and we heard a loud clap it sounded like something just fell. we realized it was like an engine burst and when we looked up there was a plane that was just free falling for a second th popped a parachute." former walmart c-e-o bill simon was flying the single engine plane and was forced to land it on the highway after the oil system failed.simon -- two other men on board and a woman whose trk was hit by the falling plane were all taken to the hospital but their injuries were all minor. it's now ononhis morning.we'll take a look at what's coming up on fox 28 morning live before we send you off to cbs this morning.
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hope you'll switch over to fox 28 right now for fox 28 morning live.coming up - if you're looking for some new ideas for your gameday partiesour cheese specialisty from hy-vee joins us with some gameday snacking tips and i ias! ideas!plus - that legendary ringing we hear during the holiday season is on it's way back.how you can give back and help the cedar rapids salvation army's red
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